Felicity Gerry is an international Barrister & media commentator. She is one of the foremost legal experts which broadcasters go to for media commentary and presentation of legal issues.
Felicity has spent the last 19 years specialising in sex, murder and fraud cases, appearing in court and advising on appeals and judicial review.
Her caseload includes international fraud, historic sexual abuse, rape and murder. She is regularly approached to speak on international issues including human trafficking & rape in conflict zones. She has pioneered treatment of vulnerable defendants & champions the position of women at the Bar.
Felicity is a memorable advocate & a popular and experienced broadcaster with many appearances on BBC News, Panorama, Sky News, Al Jazeera, BBC’s The Big Questions, BBC Radio 4 Today, PM and Law in Action, BBC Radio 2, BBC 5 Live and Channel 5. She writes regularly for the broadsheet and legal press, from The Times to Counsel Magazine and has a weekly column in Criminal Law and Justice Weekly.
She is currently lecturing at Charles Darwin University in tort and has lectured with the OU on corporate manslaughter. Felicity is the co–author of “The Sexual Offences Handbook” published 2010 with the second edition released in 2013. Her podcasts for CPDCast.com are some of the most popular in the country.
Her greatest skill is in communicating complex legal issues in a simple and understandable way.
Fraud & Financial Offending
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1.3 million people tuned in to Channel 5 when the schedule was changed at 9pm on Wednesday 3rd of April to show a documentary “examining the high-profile Philpott story, featuring new material about the tragic event and subsequent trial” Felicity appeared in 2 slots dealing with the sexual background and the fire investigation. The documentary was repeated on Friday 5th April 2013 and now appears on Demand 5.